Europe

  • An anti-Yanukovych protester buckles her helmet as she stands guard outside the parliament building along with her comrades in Kyiv, Feb. 27, 2014. 
  • An anti-Yanukovych protester sleeps as another prepares food in Independence Square, Kyiv, Feb. 27, 2014. 
  • Anti-Yanukovych protesters riding on top of a military armored vehicle in Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, in Kyiv, Feb. 27, 2014. 
  • A poster with a photo of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled the Kyiv, is seen posted on a barricade in central Kyiv, Feb. 27, 2014. 
  • Anti-Yanukovych protesters gather outside the parliament building in Kyiv, Feb. 27, 2014. 
  • Anti-Yanukovych protesters take part in a rally outside the parliament building in Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 27, 2014. 
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel talks with Ukraine's acting Defense Minister Oleksandr Oliinyk prior to a meeting of NATO defense ministers and the NATO-Ukraine Commission in Brussels, Feb. 27, 2014.
  • Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko shakes hands with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns in Kyiv, Feb. 26, 2014. 

Tensions Running High in Ukraine

Published February 27, 2014


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